Aníbal Traça de Almeida
TL3 Coordinator

Anibal T. De Almeida (PhD) is a Full Professor in the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and Director of the Institute for Systems and Robotics (UC), an interdisciplinary research institute with over 150 researchers, being involved in research activities in the areas of automation, robotics and sustainable energy technologies . He has been responsible for over 50 funded national and international projects in the areas industrial automation technologies, and advanced energy technologies. He is co-author of six books and over 300 refereed papers in international journals and conferences with over 5400 SCOPUS citations. He is the Co-Chairman of the IEEE Technical Committee on Energy, Environment and Safety of the Robotics and Automation Society, 2014-to present He is a consultant of international institutions including the European Commission, US-Agency for International Development, Electric Power Research Institute, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, UNDP, UNIDO and UNEP and CLASP.